Tramway Pocket Watch by Moeris: A Rare and Historical Timepiece from the 20th Century! If you are a fan of antique and historical pocket watches, you might want to take a look at the Tramway Pocket Watch by Moeris. This watch was made in the early 20 th century by the Swiss company Moeris for the Egyptian Tramway Company, which operated the first electric tram network in Cairo. The watch has a yellow dial with Arabic numerals and a sub-seconds dial at 6 o'clock. The dial is signed "Tramway Watch, O Dusonchet, Cairo", indicating the name of the company and the agent who distributed the watches.Showing the awards and recognition that Moeris received for its watchmaking excellence. The movment is hand winding with 15 jewels movement with a lever escapement and 15 jewels. It is signed "Moeris, 15 jewels, Swiss Made".
The movement can be wound by the stem and set by a pin. The Tramway Pocket Watch by Moeris is a rare and collectible watch that tells a story of the industrial and cultural development of Egypt in the late 19th and early 20th century. The watch was used by the tram drivers and conductors to keep track of the time and schedule of the tram service, which was an important mode of transportation and communication in Cairo. The watch also shows the influence and collaboration of European companies and agents in Egypt, as well as the quality and innovation of Swiss watchmaking at that time.